Extraction of Natural Products from Agro-industrial Wastes

Extraction of Natural Products from Agro-industrial Wastes

A Green and Sustainable Approach

1st Edition - December 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Showkat Bhawani, Anish Khan, Fasihuddin Ahmad
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128233498

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Extraction of Natural Products from Agro-industrial Wastes: A Green and Sustainable Approach focuses on the different techniques used in this type of extraction, such as ultrasound assisted, microwave assisted, supercritical and other green extraction techniques. The book compiles the expertise of authors with diversified backgrounds in analytical chemistry, natural product chemistry and separation technology. It will be of interest to researchers working in the fields of Analytical Chemistry, Separation Science, Green extraction techniques and Agro-Industrial wastes. Readers will find quantitative descriptions and reliable guidelines that reflect the maturation and demand of the field and the development of new green methods.

Key Features

  • Includes an introduction to natural products
  • Describes various extraction techniques
  • Includes extraction of natural products from Agro-Industrial waste


Professors and lecturers teaching in the area of Separation technology and Natural products, University students (Master and PhD level), Researchers or Postdoctoral working on Separation techniques and natural products. As reference book for industries and institutions working on natural products

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Agro-Industrial wastes

    2. Introduction to Natural Products

    3. Ionic liquids with microwave assisted extraction of natural products

    4. Pressurized liquid extraction of natural products

    5. Supercritical CO2 extraction of natural products

    6. Solvent extraction of natural products

    7. Extraction of flavonoids from agro-industrial waste

    8. Extraction of bioactive compounds from agro-industrial waste

    9. Extraction of antioxidants from agro-industrial waste

    10. Extraction of carotenoids from agro-industrial waste

    11. Extraction of lycopene from agro-industrial waste

    12. Extraction of natural dyes from agro-industrial waste

    13. Extraction of lignin from agro-industrial waste

    14. Extraction of fatty acids from agro-industrial waste and its significance

    15. Extraction of pectin from agro-industrial waste

    16. Extraction of cellulosic fibers from date palm byproducts

    17. Recent Advances in extraction of keratin from Industrial waste

    18. Extraction of essential oils from coconut industrial waste

    19. Extraction of cellulose from agro-industrial waste

Product details

  • No. of pages: 312
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2023
  • Published: December 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128233498

About the Editors

Showkat Bhawani

Dr. Showkat Ahmad Bhawani is presently working as an Associate Professor at Department of chemistry, Faculty of Resource Science and Technology, UNIMAS Malaysia. In addition to this, he has a teaching experience of two years from King Abdul Aziz University- North Jeddah and a post-doctoral experience of Three years from the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia. He has received his M Sc. in Analytical Chemistry and Ph D. in Applied Analytical Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He is working on the synthesis of molecular Imprinting polymers for the removal/extraction of dyes, fungicides and various natural products from environmental and biological samples. In addition to this, he is also working on the development of new test methods and determining standard conditions for analysis (Separation, Isolation and Determination) of various analytes from environmental and biological samples. He is involved in the analysis of samples like: Surfactants, Amino acids, Drugs, Vitamins, Sugars and Metal ions. He has published 1 book and 8 book chapters and he has published more than 30 papers in various journals. He is life member of Asian polymer association and editorial board member of several journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Resource Science and Technology, UNIMAS, Malaysia

Anish Khan

Dr. Anish Khan is Currently working as Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, Centre of Excellence for Advanced Materais Research (CEAMR), Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Ph.D. from Aligarh Muslim University, India from 2010. Research experience of working in the field of synthetic polymers, organic-inorganic electrically conducting nano-composites. Complete Postdoctoral from School of Chemical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia (USM) electroanalytical chemistry in 2010-2011. Research and teaching experiance, more than 100 research papers published in reffered international journal. More then 20 international conferences/ workshop and 3 books published 6 in Progress and 12 Book chapters. Around 20 research project completed. Manageriel Editor of Chemical and Environmental Research (CER) Journal, Member of American Nano Society, Field of specialization is polymer nano composite/cation-exchanger/chemical sensor/microbiosensor/nanotechnology, application of nano materials in electroanalytical chemistry, material chemistry, ion-exchange chromatography and electro-analytical chemistry, dealing with the synthesis, characterization (using different analytical techniques) and derivatization of inorganic ion-exchanger by the incorporation of electrically conducting polymers. Preparation and characterization of hybrid nano composite materials and their applications, Polymeric inorganic cation –exchange materials, Electrically conducting polymeric, materials, Composite material use as Sensors, Green chemistry by remediation of pollution, Heavy metal ion selective membrane electrode, Biosensor on neurotransmitter.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Fasihuddin Ahmad

Dr. Fasihuddin B Ahmad is currently working as a Professor in Biopolymer/Natural Product Chemistry at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Sarawak, Malaysia. Obtained BSc (Hons) in Chemistry from National University of Malaysia; MSc (Chemistry) and PhD (Chemistry) from University of Salford, United Kingdom. More than 35-year experience in academia and actively involved in teaching various courses in the related disciplines such as Polymer Chemistry, Biopolymer, Organic Chemistry, Organic Synthesis, Industrial Chemistry, Natural Products Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Besides teaching, actively involved in research, publications and postgraduate supervision. He has published more than 275 publications in various indexed and impact journals, 5 books and editorial boards for various proceedings. Completed more than 40 research projects in related field and supervised more than 40 postgraduate students. Excellent research collaboration is established with various international organization for advancement of science.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in Biopolymer/Natural Product Chemistry, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Sarawak, Malaysia

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